Why we love messy Christingle [updated]
How do dozens of children building Christingles make for a messy, fun way to learn about the meaning of Christmas?
Advent: Sacrificial Saviour
Frozen or warm? Generous or scrooge-like? Chine Mbubaegbu looks at the extremes in Disney’s Frozen to encourage us to think about the contrast between the darkness and light, the call to be brave in the dark as we move towards the light of salvation.
'I've learnt so much and everyone's been really helpful'
Adjoa, one of our volunteer interns, shares the highlights of her internship with us.
Advent: Where should the Word of God be housed?
In today's reflection, Gill Dascombe, Vice-President of the Methodist Conference, reflects on where the Word of God should be housed
Advent: Good Christmas gift options
Our alternative Christmas gifts help bring cheer to children we support.
Advent: The coming
As the weather outside seems to close in and draw us towards the shortest day of the year, the darkness offers little consolation. As we wait for the light to come, Katherine reflects on Isaiah 40.1-11.
MPs and peers hear startling stories of life on asylum support
At the first evidence session of the parliamentary inquiry into asylum support for children and young people, experts said that essential needs are unmet
Advent: Eleven rules for Christingle
Author Jeremy Fletcher and artist Dave Walker offer playful hints for your Christingle celebration.
Three things to look for in the Queen’s speech
What are the issues to look out for in the last Queen’s speech before the 7 May 2015 general election?
The big changes Universal Credit would bring for my family
As a result of the planned changes, 'we are about to become more isolated, our quality of life and that of our children further impaired', Jacqueline writes
Five different illustrations of the Christingle by Dave Walker
Cartoonist Dave Walker playfully draws the Christingle in its traditional form and in a handful of alternate styles
'Volunteering empowers me in ways I would never have thought possible'
Devoted volunteer Mags found volunteering helped her battle depression and gain confidence to read and sing in front of parents, carers and children